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MOSCOW - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday the main part of the battle with Islamic State in Syria was over, according to the state-run RIA news agency.
RIA also quoted Lavrov as saying the key task in Syria now was to "destroy Jabhat al-Nusra," referring to the al Qaida-linked group known in English as Nusra Front.
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